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Helping horses in hot weather

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

horse healthy eyePULLMAN, Wash. – Equine specialists at Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital are urging Inland Northwest horse owners to be a little more cautious with temperatures expected to hit or break 100 degrees again this coming week. » More …

WSU Elk Hoof Disease Committee has first meeting

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Slinker Bryan

PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Bryan Slinker has convened the first Elk Hoof Disease committee meeting as a follow-up to funded legislation that directs WSU’s research engagement with respect to EHD. » More …

New laparoscopic training advances veterinary surgical skills

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

fransson boelPULLMAN, Wash. – For the first time, veterinary surgeons can take a simulation training and earn a certification that demonstrates their manual skills in laparoscopy, a minimally-invasive procedure that means less pain and faster recovery for patients. » More …

Protect your pet’s feet from heat, burns

120 degree pavement temperatureBy Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – Temperatures nearing or surpassing the century mark in the Inland Northwest this week prompts the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine to issue a hot pavement advisory for pets. » More …

Protect pets from July 4 revelry

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – More pets go missing around the Fourth of July holiday in the U.S. than at any other time of year. » More …

Animal scientist John McNamara honored by Illinois ala mater 

mcnamara john PULLMAN, Wash. – John McNamara, a WSU emeritus professor of animal sciences, received the ACES Award of Merit and the Round Barn Society membership from his alma mater, the University of Illinois College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. » More …

WSU’s Jenni Zambriski, colleagues have one of science’s dirtiest jobs

Zambriski-Jennifer-By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash.— Jenni Zambriski is an expert on fulminant diarrhea. It’s as gross as it sounds, but her research has the upside of potentially saving millions of young lives.

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Leave young wildlife to mother nature

By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – First the bad news.  Today, a male white-tailed fawn from Washington was delivered to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. » More …